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Old 01-12-2009   #1 (permalink)
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I bought some kind of maintenance program off of eBay called 'Wis' for the r170. It's supposed to let me look at how things are wired and who knows what else. Does anyone know anything about this program? It's asking me for a password and apparently requires some sort of licensing. Should I be angry at the guy who sold it to me?

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I believe that it stands for Workplace Information System or the like. It's considered a very proprietary piece of software by MB. There's been a fair debate on this forum as to the legality of private ownership of this software. Most of it is gotten off eBay.

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I bought some kind of maintenance program off of eBay called 'Wis' for the r170. It's supposed to let me look at how things are wired and who knows what else. Does anyone know anything about this program? It's asking me for a password and apparently requires some sort of licensing. Should I be angry at the guy who sold it to me?

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Run a search and you'll find a long discussion between Dansslk and jamesgreen about it. That'll tell you everything you want to know.

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I could use some help with WIS. I replaced my harddrive last year and gave up trying to reinstall wis. Its been giving me a hard time, i'll send you an email this weekend.
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Hi, I too could use some help getting my WIS loaded. I have always been of the belief that if you don't work on your car, you don't really own it. This web site is great if you like to brag about your fog lights or compare car wax, but it's not much when it comes to nuts and bolts.

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7 posts, and you've already got us figured out. You can give Mercedes a call and they can help you get WIS installed. If you take the time to update your profile with the country you live in, I'll grab the right phone number for you.

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leesslk230,
Perhaps the thought that the ability to work on one's car is very important, but the ability to communicate and cooperate is equally so. Especially from one who comes here for advice.

Come back later (in a month), be civil, and perhaps you'll get some help. Otherwise, find your answers in a more "useful place."

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